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Mary Anne Warpotksva (1811 - 1922)

MARY ANNE WARPOTKSVA (OTHERWISE MARY ANN SCHETGUN, MARY ANN SCHELAIN, OR INDIAN MARY) is the daughter of Souvouekett. An obituary published in the Kamloops Standard-Sentinel shortly after her death...

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Honorable Donald Gunn (1797 - 1878)

HONORABLE DONALD GUNN Hudson's Bay Company Servant at York Factory, 1813-23, educator, scientist, historian, and member of the Legislative Council of Manitoba is the youngest son of William Gunn, t...

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Jean Gosselin (1666 - 1733)

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James Ross (1835 - 1871)

JAMES ROSS (1835-71) Canadian journalist, lawyer, and member of the provisional government established by Louis Riel during the Red River Rebellion of 1869-70 James Ross is the son of Alexander Ros...

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Alexander Murray (1839 - 1913)

ALEXANDER MURRAY Canadian politician in the province of Manitoba is the son of James Murray, and his wife, Elizabeth Holmes. He was born at Kildonan on 18 April 1839 and died at St. Charles on 12 M...

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George McLean, DCM (1875 - 1934)

PRIVATE GEORGE MCLEAN, DCM Canadian War Hero: Recipient of the Distinguished Conduct Medal is the son of Allan McLean, and his wife Angele. His father, who was the leader of the infamous Wild McLea...

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Sir Francis Stillman Barnard, KCMG (1856 - d.)

SIR FRANCIS STILLMAN BARNARD, KCMG Canadian parliamentarian and the tenth Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia is the son of Francis Jones Barnard, and his wife, Ellen Stillman. He was born at T...

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Donald McLean (deceased)

DONALD MCLEAN Hudson's Bay Company Employee, 1833-59, Chief Trader at Kamloops, 1855-59, and Rancher at Hat Creek: He was shot and killed in the Chilcotin Indian Uprising of 1864 is the son of Alex...

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Allan McLean (1855 - 1881)

ALLAN MCLEAN (1855-81) Canadian Outlaw, Renegade, and Leader of the Wild McLean Boys: He was executed by hanging at New Westminster in British Columbia, Canada, on 31 Jauary 1881 is the son of Dona...

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John McIvor (1832 - 1913)

JOHN MCIVOR Hudson's Bay Company Employee, 1850-60, farmer at Port Hammond, 1860-1913 is not the same person as John McIver although both men appear to have spent some time at Cherry Creek in Briti...

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Constable Charles William Eagle, SAC (1867 - 1908)

CHARLES WILLIAM EAGLE (1867-1908) Trooper in the Canadian Mounted Rifles, and afterwards a Constable in the South African Police Force. He is the son of an English Rancher in British Columbia and a S...

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Reverend Canon William Alfred Burman (1857 - 1909)

THE REVEREND CANON WILLIAM A. BURMAN (1857-1909) Anglican Clergyman, 1879-1909, Missionary to the Sioux, 1879-89, First Head of the Rupert's Land Indian Industrial School, Founder of the Forestry and...

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John Leonard, elder (1811 - 1868)

JOHN LEONARD elder (OTHERWISE JOHN LENNARD, JOHN LINNIARD, JOHN LINNART, JOHN LINNEARD, JOHN LENNIARD, OR J. BAPTISTE LANOR) Hudson's Bay Company Servant, 1834-59, Settler at Kamloops in British Co...

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James Leonard, younger (1866 - 1962)

JAMES LEONARD younger fisherman at Goderich on Lake Huron, in Ontario, Canada, and later a crew member, and then captain of the ship which delivered oil and lighthouse keepers to the lighthouses ther...

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Francois Xavier Taronhiatehon Thibaudiere Delaronde (deceased)

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Ignace Awennaietha Rice (c.1784 - 1833)

Ignace Awennaietha Deer Rice B1784 was a hunter and also a trapper Judy Rice Ignace profile pic is his marriage document Jan 24,1804 and his sponsor was Chief Jacques Tareha who drowned Lake Superior s...

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Leon(Tekarihoken) Joseph Rice (1899 - 1971)

Caughnawaga,Que. baptismal certificate... from La PROISSE DE CAUGHNAWAGA,QUE.. pour l'annee mil 1899 the third day of August 1899, I the undersigned,curate of this parish, have baptized Leon-Joseph...

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Agathe (Kanonkwashon) Charlotte Delaronde (1844 - d.)

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Mary Ann 'Karonharoroks' Rice (1875 - 1932)

My Grandmother Mary Ann(Karonharoroks)Rice(Delaronde )was a midwife in the late 1895 and delivered a lot of babies in Caughnawaga Que now known as Kahnawake Que Judy Rice

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Paul Nioherasha (Thibaudiere) Delaronde (1813 - 1901)

Paul Nioherasha (Thibaudier)Delaronde born 1813 son of Voyageur Charles Francois Denys Thibaudiere Delaronde and Madeleine Pewadjwonokwe Delarond from Kanesatake their own ancestors include Simom @ Jea...

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Charles francois Denys Thibaudiere Delaronde (1763 - 1840)

de la Ronde LETTERS - Ida Schneider to J. C. Bonenfant From the Nipigon Historical Museum Archives March 24, 1964 Mr. J.C. Bonenfant Bibliothecaire Hotel du Gouvernement Quebec City Canada Dear M...

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Chief Pierre Atawenrate (c.1814 - d.)

The Organization and Composition of Kahnawake’s Council of Chiefs Some writers of Kahnawake’s history have suggested that during the nineteenth century Kahnawake was governed by a council...

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Israel Tekarihoken Rice (c.1870 - 1937)

My Grandfather Israel (Tekarihoken) was a fur trapper and sold his pelts to the Hudson Bay company and he was a hunter also he was a cook in Lumber camps judy riceTEKARIHOKEN (Tegarihogen, Tegarioguen,...

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Arthur Joseph Rice (1910 - 1976)

Arthur Rice born 1910 was a prospector in Labrador Mining and Exploration Company in 1943 .Canada ,he worked in the Paymaster Mine in timmins ont in 1939, and was also a carpenter, he moved his young f...

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John Norquay MP (1841 - 1889)

JOHN NORQUAY Politician: He was elected by acclamation to Manitoba's first legislature in 1870. He first became minister of public works and later minister of agriculture. In 1878, upon the resignati...

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Reverend James Taylor (1850 - 1924)

THE REVEREND JAMES TAYLOR (1850-1924) sometime Anglican Missionary to the Ahtahkakoops Band of the Cree Nation, then Principal of Emanuel College (Indian Industrial School), and afterwards Secretary ...

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Lewis Campbell, Pioneer Rancher in British Columbia (1831 - 1910)

LEWIS CAMPBELL (1831-1910) Pioneer Rancher and Settler in British Columbia was a pioneer rancher in the Kamloops, area of western Canada. He and James Todd were the first settlers in what is now Ba...

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Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie MP (1819 - 1894)

SIR MATTHEW BAILLIE BEGBIE (1819-94) Chief Justice of British Columbia is the son of Major Thomas Stirling Begbie, and his wife, Mary Hamilton. He is reported to have been born on 9 May 1819 [Wikip...

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Gabriel Christie (1722 - 1799)

GABRIEL CHRISTIE(1722-99) British Army officer and seigneur is the son of James Christie, and his wife, Catherine Napier. He was born before 16 September 1722, the date upon which his baptism was r...

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John Henry McTavish (1837 - 1888)

JOHN HENRY MCTAVISH (1837-88) Member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly, 1870, Founding Member of the Winnipeg Board of Trade, 1873, Member of the Northwest Territorial Executive Council, 1874, Lan...

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Forbes George Vernon (1843 - 1911)

FORBES GEORGE VERNON (1843-1911) Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Canadian province of British Columbia 1875-82, and 1886-94, representing the riding of Yale The short biographical account...

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The Honourable Andrew Graham Balenden Bannatyne (1829 - 1889)

ANDREW GRAHAM BALLENDEN BANNATYNE (1829-1889) Apprentice Clerk with the Hudson's Bay Company, 1843-51, and afterwards Canadian politician, fur trader and First Citizen of Winnipeg, Manitoba is the ...

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James Todd (Canadian Settler) (1832 - 1925)

JAMES TOD (CANADIAN SETTLER) (1832-1925) Sometime packer for the Hudson's Bay Company in British Columbia and his family established a ranch south-east of Kamloops, British Columbia. He and Lewis C...

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Adam Pinkney Heffley (1830 - 1872)

ADAM PINKNEY HEFFLEY (1830-72) was an American gold prospector, packer, pioneer rancher, and horse breeder, in British Columbia, during the third quarter of the nineteeth century. It was the Cariboo ...

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James Taylor (1828 - 1907)

JAMES TAYLOR (1828-1907) Hudson's Bay Company Servant, 1825-55 is the son of George Taylor, farmer and ground officer at Bewan, a small farm or croft in the Orkney mainland parish of Birsay. His mo...

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John Leod McDonald (1853 - 1906)

JOHN LEOD MCDONALD senior (1853-1906) Many of the firsts in Stony Plain can be directly attributed to their first settler. John L. McDonald was one of the first pioneers to truly settle in the area t...

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William McTavish of Dunardry (1815 - 1870)

WILLIAM MACTAVISH OF DUNARDRY (1815-70) Twenty-first Chief of the Clan McTavish, The Hudson's Bay Company's Clerk/Accountantant at York Factory, 1833-46, The Company's Chief Trader at York Factory, 1...

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Honorable George Bohun Martin (1841 - 1933)

HONOURABLE GEORGE BOHUN MARTIN (1841-1933) Rancher and Politician is the son of Captain George Bohun Martin, R.N., C.B., and his wife, Isabella Harriett Briggs. He was baptised at Shelford in Notti...

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Alexander Ross (1783 - 1856)

ALEXANDER ROSS (1783-1856) Hudson's Bay Company Servant, 1821-25 Born in the Scottish Highlands, schoolteacher Alexander Ross immigrated to Canada’s St. Lawrence River Valley in 1804. Befrie...

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Gavin Hamilton (1835 - 1909)

GAVIN HAMILTON (1835-1909) "A pioneer among pioneers, and one of the notable factors of the early Hudson Bay days of the province of British Columbia" [From the Biography published by the Victoria Da...

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Samuel Taylor (1811 - 1894)

SAMUEL TAYLOR (1811-94) carpentar and stonemason, first at Moose Factory in Ontario, Canada, as an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company, and then afterwards as a resident of the Red River Settlement ...

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The Honourable William Bain Scarth (1837 - 1902)

WILLIAM BAIN SCARTH (1837-1902) is the second son of James Lendrum Scarth and his wife, Jane Geddes. He was born on 10 November 1837 and his birth was registered at Old Machar in Aberdeen, Scotland [...

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John Rae (Arctic Explorer) MP (1813 - 1893)

DOCTOR JOHN RAE (1813-93) Scottish doctor and Canadian Artic Explorer is the son of John Rae of Gorseness and his wife, Margaret Campbell Glen. He was born at the Hall of Clestrain in the Orkney pa...

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Howie Mandel MP

Howard Michael "Howie" Mandel (born November 29, 1955) is a Canadian comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor. He is well known as host of the NBC game show Deal or No Deal, as well as the s...

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Peter Robinson MP (1785 - 1838)

Peter Robinson Responsible for the emigration and settlement of over 2500 Irish emigrants in Canada under the Peter Robinson emigration scheme arranged by the English rulers Founder of Petersboro...

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Thomas Armstrong (1810 - d.)

Thomas Armstrong Irish emigrant settler from Kilfinane Ireland embarked on board of the HEBE transport for passage to Quebec from the Cove of Cork 8th July 1823. The Hebe arrived at Quebec August 31s...

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